NTSB Identification: DCA13WA032
Incident occurred Tuesday, December 04, 2012 in Perth, Australia
Aircraft: BOEING 737, registration:
Injuries: Unavailable

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On 4 December 2012, at approximately 1618 local time, a Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VZL, experienced a significant wind shift which degraded the aircraft's takeoff performance during the takeoff run. The crew applied full power and continued the takeoff. There was no damage to the airplane, and no injuries.

The investigation is being conducted by the Australian Transportation Safery Bureau. The NTSB has appointed an Accredited Representative to assist the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the State of Manufacture and Design of the airplane.

All inquiries should be directed to the ATSB at:

Australian Transportation Safery Bureau
62 Northbourne Avenue
Canberra ACT 2601
Tel: 1800 020 616
Email: atsbinfo@atsb.gov.au

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